COVID-19 Blogs

COVID-19 - Statement from the Director of the GEF Independent Evaluation Office and related blog

Evaluation must rise to the challenge of pandemic in the nexus of nature and humanity

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By: Juha I. Uitto , Director , GEF Independent Evaluation Office (GEF IEO)
On: Monday, Apr 27, 2020

In her 2020 Earth Day blog the GEF CEO Naoko Ishii emphasized that the COVID-19 crisis is fundamentally an environmental crisis. I couldn’t agree more. Sure, at the face of it, this is first a health crisis, a pandemic with tragic consequences to people who get infected, especially those who perish or who see loved ones perish. Economies of families, communities, companies, states and countries are stressed, even destroyed.

Evaluating the Impact of Environmental Interventions during a Global Quarantine

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By: Geeta Batra , Chief Evaluation Officer
On: Friday, Apr 17, 2020

by Geeta Batra, Dan Runfola, Heather Baier

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